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MomOpinionMatters has  added a brand new page.
It will contain the MomOpinion Recommended List of Helpful Resources for Parents.
This page will continually evolve as  more material that meets the MomOpinion test of excellence, is included.
If you have a suggestion &/or comment  please send for review to margo@MomOpinionMatters.Com.
Two Books of Note for the New Year,
For All who Dream and Seek New Adventures:
NOT A BOX, by Antoinette Portis- (Theordre Suess Geisel Honor )
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
(The Story that inspired the Academy Award winning short-go to MorrisLessmore.Com )
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen R. Covey
"When you raise your children, you are also raising your grandchildren"
How to create families and raise children with foundation principles that last.
The Parent's Little Book of Lists  by Jane Bluestein, Ph.D.
This book offers a variety of ways to approach andhandle specific issues or problems.
'I tried to provide information for parenting children of all ages, and to offer a variety of approaches
in order to accommodate a variety of needs, budgets, preferences and personalities."
To Kill a Mockingbird by Haper Lee
Most parents know this book as required reading for their middle schoolers.
In fact, it is one of the best Parenting books available, and in particular for any single parent.
Atticus, is perhaps one of the greatest father role models in literature.  How he goes about teaching his children
ethics, and principles with patience, humor, clarity, wisdom and empathy is a blueprint for us all. 
On- Line Articles & Newletters:
Empowering Parents- Child Behavior Help
This newsletter offers a wealth of articles on a wide variety of parenting issues, and problems.
One most recent article: 9 Ways to Get Through The Holiday with a Defiant Child by Kim Abraham, LMSW
and Marney Studaker-Cordner LMSW
Life is Beautiful -1997 Italian tragicomedy film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni.
In Italian, subtitles.
It tells the story of a father who is sent to a concentration camp with his young child.
He uses his imagination to turn what would be a horrfic environment into an engaging game for his son.
This film is a beautiful example of how we can shift our energy and, in turn, influence all around us.


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